Man charged following pursuit in Gosford

A man has been charged following a pursuit in Gosford yesterday, NSW Police say.

About 4pm today, police attempted to pull over a Holden Commodore on Hill Street, when it is alleged the driver failed to stop.

A police pursuit ensued to Range Road, where police arrested the driver, a 34-year-old man.

Following a search of the man and the vehicle, police will allege they found a substance believed to be methylamphetamine, cannabis, a knife, digital scales, lighters and a baseball bat.

The man was arrested and taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with driving disqualified, police pursuit, possess prohibited drug, and carry cutting weapon upon apprehension.

He was bail refused to appear at Gosford Local Court today tomorrow.

The passenger was also arrested and has been released pending further inquiries.

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